Terry Davis http://redriverradio.org en Study aims to improve patient follow through for at-home screening http://redriverradio.org/post/study-aims-improve-patient-follow-through-home-screening <p>A five-year study under way at LSU Health Shreveport is trying to achieve better follow through from people who do at-home colorectal cancer screenings, year after year. The study, funded by the American Cancer Society, will provide free screening kits for up to 800 people living in rural south Louisiana. LSU Health Shreveport associate professor of medicine Connie Arnold said patients must perform the at-home test annually and send it to a lab for analysis.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:52:40 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 22579 at http://redriverradio.org Study aims to improve patient follow through for at-home screening